Panasonic DMC-GH2 Review
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 specifications
|Price||• US: $1,879.99 with 14-140mm lens
• UK: £1100 with 14-140mm lens
|Sensor||• 4/3 type MOS ('Live MOS sensor')
• 18.3 million total pixels
• 16.0 million effective pixels
• RGB (Primary) color filter array
|Image sizes||• 4608 x 3456 (4:3)
• 3264 x 2448 (4:3)
• 2336 x 1752 (4:3)
• 4752 x 3168 (3:2)
• 3360 x 2240 (3:2)
• 2400 x 1600 (3:2)
• 4976 x 2800 (16:9)
• 3520 x 1984 (16:9)
• 1920 x 1080 (16:9)
• 3456 x 3456 (1:1)
• 2448 x 2448 (1:1)
• 1744 x 1744 (1:1)
|Image sizes (Movie)||• AVCHD :
1920 x 1080p 24fps* (approx 23 or 17 Mbps)
1920 x 1080i 60fps (Approx 17 or 13 Mbps)
1280 x 720p 60fps (Approx 17 or 13 Mbps)
• Motion JPEG:
1280 x 720, 30fps
848 x 480, 30fps
640 x 480, 30fps
320 x 240, 30fps
|Aspect ratios||• 4:3
|File formats||• RAW
• RAW + JPEG Standard
• RAW + JPEG Fine
• JPEG (EXIF 2.3) - Standard
• JPEG (EXIF 2.3) - Fine
|File formats (Movie)||• AVCHD
• QuickTime Motion JPEG
|Lenses||• Micro Four Thirds mount lenses
• Four Thirds mount lenses via adapter DMW-MA1PP (AF available with most, but not all lenses)
|Focus modes||• Auto Focus
• Manual focus
• Face Detection
• AF Tracking
• 1 Area Focusing (including touch focus selection)
|AF assist lamp||Yes, dedicated lamp|
|Image stabilization||In-lens Optical Image Stabilization (where available)|
|Microphone||Stereo, plus 2.5mm input|
|Digital zoom|| Up to 4x|
|Exposure modes||• Program AE
• Aperture priority AE
• Shutter priority AE
|Scene modes||• Portrait
• Soft Skin
• Outdoor Portrait
• Indoor Portrait
• Creative Portrait
• Creative Scenery
• Peripheral defocus
• Night portrait
• Night scenery
• Baby 1,2
• Creative Close-Up
|Movie scene modes||• Portrait
• Low Light
• Close-up (Flower/Food/Objects/Macro)
• SCN (Sunset/Party/Portrait)
• Intelligent ISO
• ISO 160
• ISO 200
• ISO 400
• ISO 800
• ISO 1600
• ISO 3200
• ISO 6400
• ISO 12800
|Metering range||0 to 18 EV|
|Metering modes||• Intelligent Multiple
|AE Lock||• AEL/AFL button
• With shutter release half-press
|AE Bracketing||• 3,5,7 frames
• 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV steps
• +/-3.0 EV max
|Exposure compensation||• -5.0 to +5.0 EV
• 1/3 EV steps
|Shutter speed||• 60 − 1/4000 sec
• Bulb (up to 4 mins)
• Flash X-sync 1/160 sec
• 1/30 − 1/16000 sec (movie shooting)
|White balance||• Auto
• White set 1
• White set 2
• White set 3
• White set 4
• Kelvin temp (2500 - 10000 K, 100K steps)
|WB fine tuning||Yes (blue/amber bias, magenta/green bias)|
|WB Bracketing||• 3 shots
•+/-1 to +/-3 in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis
|Color space||• sRGB
• Adobe RGB
|Image parameters||• Color mode (Standard, Dynamic, Nature, Smooth, Vibrant, Nostalgic)
• Saturation (5 levels)
• Contrast (5 levels)
• Sharpness (5 levels)
• Noise reduction (5 levels)
• Monochrome (Standard, Dynamic, Smooth)
• My Film (2 memories)
• Multi-film bracketing including 'Cinema' mode
|Drive modes||• Single
• Continuous SH (40 fps) 4MP or smaller, depending on aspect ratio
• Continuous H (5 fps)
• Continuous M (3 fps)
• Continuous L (2 fps)
|Continuous buffer||• 7 RAW images
• Unlimited JPEG images with a fast card
|Self-timer||• 2 sec
• 10 sec
• 10 sec, 3 images
|Flash||• Manual pop-up
• TTL auto / manual
• Guide no. 15.6 (ISO 200, m)
• Sync modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, On, On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow-sync, Slow-sync/Red-eye Reduction, Off
|Flash X-sync speed||1/160 sec|
|External flash||• Hot shoe
• TTL Auto with FL220/FL360/FL500 (Optional)
|Viewfinder||• Electronic Viewfinder
• Field of view 100%
• Dioptre adjustment -4 to +4 dioptre
• 1,530,000 dots
• Field Sequential (RGB)
|LCD monitor||• Touch-sensitive 3.0" TFT LCD monitor
• Multi-angle swing and tilt (180° swing, 270° swivel)
• Low temperature Polycrystalline TFT LCD
• 460,000 dots
• 60 fps
• Approx 100% frame coverage
• Auto Power LCD (optional) adjusts brightness in bright light
|Playback functions||• Single
• Magnify (4 - 16x)
• Index (12-30 frames)
• Calendar view
• Slide show
• Title edit
• Text stamp
• Video divide
• Title edit
• Aspect ratio conversion
• Rotate display on/off
• Title edit
• Print set
• Face recognition edit
|Connectivity||• USB 2.0 (High Speed)
• Video Out (NTSC / PAL)
• Mini HDMI type C
• Wired remote control DMW-RSL1 (optional)
• External stereo microphone socket
|Print compliance||• PictBridge
|Storage||SD / SDHC / SDXC|
|Power||• 1200 mAh 7.2v Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery (DMW-BLC12PP)
• Supplied charger / AC adapter
|Dimensions||124 mm x 90mm x 76 mm (4.88" x 3.53" x 2.98")|
|Weight (camera body)||Approx. 392g / 0.86lb|
|Weight (inc 14-140 lens, card and battery)||Approx. 904 g / 1.99lb|
|Weight (inc 14-42 lens, card and battery)||Approx. 609 g / 1.34lb|
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